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2 New York City Police Officers Shot in Bronx ‘Gun Battle’ Expected to Make Full Recovery

Two New York City Police officers were shot during a “gun battle” that broke out in the Bronx on Wednesday evening but both are expected to make a full recovery, officials said. The incident occurred near the corner of East 187th Street and Beaumont Avenue in the Belmont section just after 8 p.m, NYPD Commissioner Dermot Shea said during a news conference Wednesday from St. Barnabas Hospital. Shea noted that it was almost a year ago to the day when two police officers were shot in the 105th precinct. “We are very lucky tonight. If you think back, it was last New Year’s Eve exactly one year ago, when we had two officers shot in the 105th Precinct, and they were released the following day. It looks like we’re on that path again here tonight,” said Shea. Detailing Wednesday’s shooting, Shea explained that officers were contacted by a member of the community who …

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